What is being
What is exist
Why do we exist
Whenever I am thinking this problem
my mind starts to dizzy
Is it eternal or finite
I started looking
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Posted before September⬇️
Parmenides <the way of truth>
--Reality is one, change is impossible, and existence is timeless, uniform, and necessary.
--whatever is is, and what is not cannot be
--Only what is eternal, unique and unchanging is "being"
-- It is all one to me / Where I am to begin
Parmenides believes that "existence" is locked in all aspects, like a rounded sphere. In his statement, existence neither produces nor disappears. Powerful necessity surrounds it from all sides. In my opinion, art is a kind of "being".
Here is a quote from Richter: Since there is no such thing as absolute rightness and truth, we always pursue the artificial, leading, human truth. We judge and make a truth that excludes other truths. Art plays a formative part in this manufacture of truth. --1962
This concept is intertwined with the paintings and video works I am trying, especially in my paintings. Things are the same but not the same, permanent and transience.
On the other hand, this also shows that Parmenides' ontology has not yet shaken off the understanding of form and has risen to pure speculation of concepts.
Posted on August 16, 2020
In philosophy, being means the material or immaterial existence of a thing.
Heidegger argues that describing experience properly entails finding the being for whom such a description might matter.
Heidegger thus conducts his description of experience with reference to " Dasein ", the being for whom Being is a question.Heidegger's usage from its everyday meaning to refer, rather, to that being that is there in its world, that is, the being for whom being matters.
 "being". Oxford English Dictionary (3rd ed.). Oxford University Press. September 2005. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.) = "being [...] Existence, the fact of belonging to the universe of things material or immaterial. "
 Powell, J., Heidegger's Contributions to Philosophy: Life and the Last God (New York: Continuum International Publishing Group, 2007), p. 137.
These philosophical concerns are based on two facts
On Kawara: Date Paintings
From the common reference work of two supervisors after seeing my work. On Kawara Continue to create "date paintings".The repetitive gestures accompanied by irregular working hours are echoing what I call transient and permanent.
Static No.12 (seek stillness in movement), 2009-2010
Time melts in the emotional, slow-moving relationship, which brings me different ways of perceiving time.
Kate Newby’s practice asks us to awaken to our environment, her artworks manifesting as shrewd yet restrained gestures towards the world outside the white cube. Moving beyond institutional critique, her works promote a heightened perceptual awareness, encouraging detailed consideration of the relationship between people and things. Working with installation, textile, ceramic, casting, metal and glass, Newby’s choice of material is dependent on the chosen site, often a peripheral space, and its individual particularities. Newby’s works take part in the action of everyday life; moving fluidly between being subject and object.
“doing things that you don’t particularly want to do, putting yourself in unfamiliar situations, following resistances to find out why you’re resisting.”
thrill of being alive
time, space, movement, and language
He emphasises: Turn the relation between people and the environment back again, from inside out to outside in.
close the gap
observe environment is itself
"Poke in the Eye/Nose/Ear" (1994)
The lens forces the audiences observing the changes in the squeezed facial features. Being an observer is always in a state of tension and discomfort. He believes that changing is meaning. This work always repeats, repeats and repeats. The work just being there, whether you are looking or not. I was influenced by the changes brought about by time in his work, and the "being" he mentioned, letting the video capture single and continuous observation.
During Nauman's performance, I noticed the texture, folds, and even redness of his skin. These charming and strange feelings throughout the work. Of course, this also made me consider moving from the pursuit of traces and time to a broader field-about the possibility of experiencing art.